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Meota and District News: New RV park nearing completion

Meota Jackfish RV Park has 30 seasonal lots developed.

MOETA — Oasis on the prairies. To create something from what was a bare summer fallow field to a retreat of beauty is a major accomplishment. Something for the community to be proud of.

The Meota Jackfish RV Park is nearing completion after some two years of planning and groundwork. It has 30 seasonal lots developed with Meota sewer and water as well as 50-amp power. More than 300 poplar trees were planted and sod was laid to create this park-like setting. This Sundance species of poplar has been developed in Saskatchewan over the past 15 years. An attractive six-foot wood fence encloses the oasis

On our trip to St. Albert, Alta. this weekend we saw many swathed fields; some harvested and some remain standing. In all, it appeared harvest was about half complete.

Seniors’ golf this week saw a close race of 19 players. The consolation team with a score of 38 was Norman Rochfort, Danny Fitch, a friend June and Lars Nissen. The winning team with a score of 35 included Lorne McGregor, Annette Duhaime, John Patterson and Eric.

In Tuesday afternoon bridge, David Sharpe and Anna Marie Wallbilling were first. Second and third were tied. Fraser Glen and Richard Groves had an identical score to Catriona Winterhalt and Joann Wiens. Thursday evening, Fraser Glen and Jean Lawes were first. Second were Margaret Dyck and Eric Callbeck and third were Barb Mitchell and Anna Marie Wallbilling.

In Friday night canasta, first was won by Nestor Fransoo and Karen  and second were Albert Huys and Dave Ottis. Third were Cora Christiansen and Carol Huys.

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